Please note that this work is stretched but unframed and the canvas is unlined. There appears to be a minor puncture to the canvas within the white margin of the upper left hand quadrant. There is also a small speck of blue paint visible within the same area, however this appears to be contemporary to the creation of the work. There is a further small amount of blue paint which appears to have run into the white margin within the lower left quadrant of the work, this also appears to be contemporary to the creation of the work. There is a minor crack, measuring approximately 3cm., and resulting minor surface loss to the blue background within the upper left hand quadrant of the work. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals no signs of restoration or repair. The work appears to be in excellent original condition. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."